“This is a documentary about the fragile and complex marine ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy. The film traces relationships within the food chain – from tiny plankton to birds and seals and finally to whales and humans. The film … Continue reading BAY OF FUNDY: Where the Bay Becomes the Sea – a fragile and complex ecosystem.
Grand Manan produces dulse for the world Roughly 1 million pounds of wet dulse is harvested from Grand Manan’s Dark Harbour annually CBC News Posted: Jan 23, 2016 4:30 PM AT Last Updated: Jan 23, 2016 5:50 PM AT Dulse … Continue reading SEAFOOD: Grand Manan, NB produces dulse for the world
THE STORY: Many of us believe that a mystery unexplained remains a mystery and this seems to be true for Isle Haute, a particularly isolated and rugged island lying off Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy. While the professionals that … Continue reading TREASURE: Pirate Ned Low, Captain Kidd and the Treasure of Isle Haute, NS
A Natural History of Brier Island was originally published in 1977 as a report to Parks Canada about the feasibility of Brier Island as a marine park. We have had many requests for these reports through the years and this … Continue reading PLACES: A Natural History of Brier Island
New Brunswick History and Other Stuff – See them all at johnwood1946 Table of Contents, Rev. December 19, 2018 The blog posts follow this Table of Contents, in the sequence shown. To access a particular post, copy and paste the title, or a … Continue reading HISTORY: One of the most extensive and growing collection of articles about Atlantic Canada and beyond!
“For the last decade and a half, they have gotten greedy and have tried to put a million fish . . . in some little coves that probably shouldn’t have had more than 50,000 and everybody’s paying the price.” I’m … Continue reading ISSUES: 18 years have passed and the Bay of Fundy isn’t getting better.
Canadian eel tracked on 2,400-kilometre migration to Sargasso Sea -1st direct evidence of eels migrating to tropical nursery By Emily Chung, CBC News Posted: Oct 27, 2015. Updated: December, 2018 10:50 The team attached satellite tags to 38 eels over three years. … Continue reading FISHERY: Where are all the missing eels? Mystery solved?
Perhaps government needs to develop a cooperative trusting relationship with amateur archaeologists? Having followed some of the major treasure battles throughout the years and also based on some personal experience, it always amazes me that the “professionals” have passed laws … Continue reading HIDDEN TREASURES: Be careful what you wish for!
As most folks are now aware, thousands of dead Atlantic herring have been washing up along the shores of the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and citizens and researchers are considering a multitude of explanations. Is it a virus? a bacterium? … Continue reading FISHERY: Hunting for Answers: Dead Herring, Krill, Copepods and Demoic Acid |
Posted on January 26, 2016 by admin To the attention of The Honorable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard In a press release dated January 26, 2016, NOAA has expanded its Right Whale “critical habitat” from … Continue reading NOAA Expands Critical Habitat for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales – but without Canada it’s only half as good!
Sailing the Gulf of Maine is a special adventure. We published this interesting blog post 7 years ago. Still works today I think. For more exciting postings, visit Bruce and Bonnie’s Blog at: http://bbmarriott.blogspot.com/2008/02/bay-of-fundy.html ******************* Sunday, February 3, 2008 BAY … Continue reading EXPLORE: Sailing Atlantica with Bruce and Bonnie